World Governing Body of Sports included in the
Summer Olympic Games
(FORMERLY FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE TIR A L’ARC - FITA) FORMED IN 1931
The Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) was founded in 1908.
The World Athletics Federations was Founded in 1912
BADMINTON WORLD FEDERATION
The International Badminton Federation was founded in 1934 and has since changed its name to the Badminton World Federation.
WORLD BASEBALL SOFTBALL CONFEDERATION
The International Baseball Federation was established in 1938, while the International Softball Federation was incorporated in 1952.
The two sports were merged into one governing body – the World Baseball Softball Confederation – in 2013.
INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL FEDERATION
The International Basketball Federation was founded in 1932, in Geneva, Switzerland.
THE FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL (FIVB)
The International Volleyball Federation was founded in 1947.
INTERNATIONAL BOXING ASSOCIATION
The Association Internationale de Boxe Amateur (AIBA) was Founded in 1920.
THE UNION CYCLISTE INTERNATIONALE (UCI)The International Cycling Union (UCI) was founded in 1900.
THE FÉDÉRATION ÉQUESTRE INTERNATIONALE
The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) was founded in 1921
THE FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE D'ESCRIME (FIE)
The International Fencing Federation (FEI) was founded in 1913.
THE FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (FIFA)
FIFA was founded in 1904.
THE International golF Federation (IGF)
IGF was founded in 1958.
THE FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE GYMNASTIQUE (FIG)
FIG, the International Gymnastics Federation was founded in 1881, making it the world's oldest International Sports Organisation.
THE INTERNATIONAL HANDBALL FEDERATION (ihf)
FIG, the International Handball Federation was founded in 1946.
THE FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE HOCKEY (FIH)
FIH, the International Hockey Federation was founded in 1924.
WORLD KARATE FEDERATION
The World Union of Karate-Do was Established in October 1970.
international modern pentathlon unon
The Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) was founded in 1948,
World Rugby, previously known as The International Rugby Board (IRB), was founded in 1886 and has its H.Q. in Dublin, Ireland.
World Sailing was founded in 1907 as The International Yacht Racing Union.
the international shooting sport federation
The ISSF was founded in 1907 as The International Shooting Union.
World Skate was ratified in September 2017 after The International Federation of Roller Sports (FIRS) was Dissolved almost 100 years after its 1924 inception.
THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF SPORT CLIMBING
The IFSC was Founded in 2007 as a continuation of the International Council for Competition Climbing which came into existence in 1997
THE INTERNATIONAL SURFING ASSOCIATION (ISA)
The ISA was founded in 1964.
THE INTERNATIONAL TABLE TENNIS FEDERATION (Ittf)
The ITTF was founded in 1926.
The World Taekwondo was founded in 1973.
THE INTERNATIONAL TENNIS FEDERATION (ITF)
The ITF was founded in 1924 as International Lawn Tennis Federation.
THE INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON UNION (ITU)
The ITF was founded in 1989.
INTERNATIONAL WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION (IWF)
The IWF was founded in 1905.
united world wrestling
The Federation Internationale des Luttes Associees (FILA) was founded in 1905 and initially governed both Wrestling and Weightlifting.